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Definitions of assassin:
  • noun:   a murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a treacherous surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed
    Example: "His assassins were hunted down like animals"
  • noun:   a member of a secret order of Muslims (founded in the 12th century) who terroriszed and killed Christian Crusaders

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